Palestine national basketball team

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Palestine State of Palestine
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FIBA ranking 75Steady[1]
Joined FIBA 1963
FIBA zone FIBA Asia
National federation Palestinian Basketball Federation
Coach Jerry Steele
Asian Championships
Appearances 1 (2015)
African Championships
Appearances 2
Medals Bronze medal africa.svg 1964
Uniforms
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Light jersey
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Team colours
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Dark jersey
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Team colours
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The men's national basketball team of Palestine represents the Palestine in international basketball competitions. It is managed by the Palestinian Basketball Federation.

The team won a bronze medal in the 1964 FIBA Africa Championship for men. Also, the team took a tenth-place finish in the 2015 FIBA Asia Championship.

Competitions[edit]

FIBA Africa Championship[edit]

FIBA Africa Championship Record
Year Position W L
Morocco 1964 3rd place 2 3
Egypt 1970 6th place 1 3
Total 1 bronze 3 6

FIBA Asia Championship[edit]

FIBA Asia Championship Record
Year Position W L
China 2015 10th place 4 4
Total - 4 4

West Asian Championship[edit]

Year Rank Pld W L
Lebanon 1999 Did not enter - - -
Lebanon 2000 Did not enter - - -
Jordan 2001 Did not enter - - -
Jordan Iran 2002 Did not enter - - -
Iran 2004 Did not enter - - -
Lebanon 2005 Did not enter - - -
Jordan 2008 4th place 3 0 3
Iraq 2010 4th place 3 0 3
Iraq 2011 Did not enter - - -
Jordan 2012 5th place 5 2 3
Iran 2013 Did not enter - - -
Jordan 2014 5th place 5 1 4
Jordan 2015 3rd place 4 2 2
Jordan 2016 Did not enter - - -
Total 5/14 20 5 15

Team[edit]

Current roster[edit]

2015 FIBA Asia Championship[edit]

# Pos Name Club Date of Birth Height
4 SF Ahmed Haroon Canada Guelph Gryphons (1992-07-16)16 July 1992 (aged 23) 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
5 SF Shadi Khatib (1986-07-25)25 July 1986 (aged 29) 2.00 m (6 ft 6 12 in)
6 SF Jamal Abu-Shamala Mexico Rayos de Hermosillo (1987-07-05)5 July 1987 (aged 28) 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
7 SG Ahmed Younis State of Palestine Hitten Club (1994-06-28)28 June 1994 (aged 21) 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
8 SG Jehad Othman Yaghmour State of Palestine De La Salle Jerusalem (1993-01-09)9 January 1993 (aged 22) 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
9 PG Amin Salman State of Palestine Orthodox Ramallah (1993-01-09)9 January 1993 (aged 22) 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
10 PG Imad Qahwash Iran Samen Mash'had (1987-04-14)14 April 1987 (aged 28) 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
11 SG Enar Odeh State of Palestine Birzeit (1993-03-10)10 March 1993 (aged 22) 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
12 PG Sami Owda State of Palestine Ebal Nablos (1994-01-23)23 January 1994 (aged 21) 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
13 PF Sani Sakakini State of Palestine Seriyet Ramallah (1988-08-19)19 August 1988 (aged 27) 2.04 m (6 ft 8 12 in)
14 C Hamza Yousef (1994-10-19)19 October 1994 (aged 20) 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
15 C Salim Sakakini State of Palestine De La Salle Jerusalem (1987-03-25)25 March 1987 (aged 28) 1.99 m (6 ft 6 12 in)

Coaches[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIBA World Ranking, men". FIBA. October 3, 2015. Retrieved October 13, 2015. 

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